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1959-60 NHL season

National Hockey League season

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

National Hockey League GP W L T Pts GF GA PIM
Montreal Canadiens 70 40 18 12 92 255 178 756
Toronto Maple Leafs 70 35 26 9 79 199 195 859
Chicago Black Hawks 70 28 29 13 69 191 180 970
Detroit Red Wings 70 26 29 15 67 186 197 538
Boston Bruins 70 28 34 8 64 220 241 932
New York Rangers 70 17 38 15 49 187 247 850

Scoring leadersEdit

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points

Player Team GP G A Pts
Bobby Hull Chicago Black Hawks 70 39 42 81
Bronco Horvath Boston Bruins 68 39 41 80
Jean Beliveau Montreal Canadiens 60 34 40 74
Andy Bathgate New York Rangers 70 26 48 74
Henri Richard Montreal Canadiens 70 30 43 73
Gordie Howe Detroit Red Wings 70 28 45 73
Bernie Geoffrion Montreal Canadiens 59 30 41 71
Don McKenney Boston Bruins 70 20 49 69
Vic Stasiuk Boston Bruins 69 29 39 68
Dean Prentice New York Rangers 70 32 34 66

Leading goaltendersEdit

Note: GP = Games played; MIN = Minutes played; GA = Goals against; SO = Shut outs; AVG = Goals against average

Player Team GP MINS GA SO AVG
Jacques Plante Montreal Canadiens 69 4140 175 3 2.54
Glenn Hall Chicago Black Hawks 70 4200 179 6 2.56
Terry Sawchuk Detroit Red Wings 58 3480 155 5 2.67
Johnny Bower Toronto Maple Leafs 66 3960 177 5 2.68
Don Simmons Boston Bruins 28 1680 91 2 3.25
Harry Lumley Boston Bruin 42 2520 146 2 3.48
Gump Worsley New York Rangers 39 2301 135 0 3.52

Stanley Cup playoffsEdit

All dates in 1960

Playoff bracketEdit

  Semifinals Finals
                 
1  Montreal Canadiens 4  
3  Chicago Black Hawks 0  
    1  Montreal Canadiens 4
  2  Toronto Maple Leafs 0
2  Toronto Maple Leafs 4
4  Detroit Red Wings 2  

SemifinalsEdit

Chicago Black Hawks vs. Montreal Canadiens

Date Away Score Home Score Notes
March 24 Chicago Black Hawks 3 Montreal Canadiens 4
March 26 Chicago Black Hawks 3 Montreal Canadiens 4 (OT)
March 29 Montreal Canadiens 4 Chicago Black Hawks 0
March 31 Montreal Canadiens 2 Chicago Black Hawks 0

Montreal wins best-of-seven series 4 games to 0

Detroit Red Wings vs. Toronto Maple Leafs

Date Away Score Home Score Notes
March 23 Detroit Red Wings 2 Toronto Maple Leafs 1
March 26 Detroit Red Wings 2 Toronto Maple Leafs 4
March 27 Toronto Maple Leafs 5 Detroit Red Wings 4 (3OT)
March 29 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 Detroit Red Wings 2 (OT)
April 2 Detroit Red Wings 4 Toronto Maple Leafs 5
April 3 Toronto Maple Leafs 4 Detroit Red Wings 2

Toronto wins best-of-seven series 4 games to 2

FinalsEdit

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens

Date Away Score Home Score Notes
April 7 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 Montreal Canadiens 4
April 9 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 Montreal Canadiens 2
April 12 Montreal Canadiens 5 Toronto Maple Leafs 2
April 14 Montreal Canadiens 4 Toronto Maple Leafs 0

Montreal wins best-of-seven series 4 games to 0

Playoff leading scorersEdit

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points

Player Team GP G A Pts
Henri Richard Montreal Canadiens 8 3 9 12
Bernie Geoffrion Montreal Canadiens 8 2 10 12
Leonard "Red" Kelly Toronto Maple Leafs 10 3 8 11
Dickie Moore Montreal Canadiens 8 6 4 10
Alex Delvecchio Detroit Red Wings 6 2 6 8
Jean Beliveau Montreal Canadiens 8 5 2 7
Bert Olmstead Toronto Maple Leafs 10 3 4 7

NHL awardsEdit

ReferencesEdit